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About Your Congress

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2025, Florence, from 14 to 15 March


ESC Acute CardioVascular Care is the annual congress of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care.

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care is the annual congress of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care.

Renowned to attract professionals from all disciplines with a common interest in acute and critical care of cardiovascular disease, this congress serves as a platform for exchanging knowledge and sharing state-of-the-art insights, gaining new perspectives, and creating important synergies within the ACVC community.

We sincerely hope that you will join us in Florence next spring!

The entire spectrum of acute cardiac care

The 2025 edition will feature an even more interactive Scientific Programme, covering a variety of topics such as cardiogenic shock, haemodynamic and temporary mechanical circulatory support, pulmonary embolism, acute coronary syndromes, antithrombotic therapies, acute heart failure, use of biomarkers, and digital health. Expect to see passionate lectures, gaming sessions, an open stage with intense debates, educational workshops, and a social networking event open to all congress delegates. 

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Updates for lifelong learning and professional development

The Association for Acute CardioVascular Care (ACVC) strongly believes in the education of healthcare professionals as part of lifelong learning but also includes those who are early in their careers.

The educational element of this congress is key, as it aims to help increase the quality in acute cardiovascular care, ultimately making a difference in the lives of patients worldwide. Your presence will play a crucial role in demonstrating established values in acute cardiovascular care.

Education is a key mission of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care – forming one of the main pillars of the ESC. 

Connection with your community

Join over 100 expert faculty, hundreds of abstracts and clinical cases presenters, and institutional and industrial partners from around the world.

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Make new connections through the interactive environment with colleagues in your profession:

cardiologists, intensivists, anesthesiologists, internists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, paramedics and other allied professionals who care for acutely ill cardiac patients.

It is with collective efforts that we make a difference in the lives of countless patients worldwide.

On behalf of the ACVC Board, we heartily thank you for being part on ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2025.

Ingo Ahrens, Germany, ACVC President 2024 - 2025

Hannah Schaubroeck, Belgium, Congress Co-Chairperson 2025

Alessandro Sionis, Spain, ACVC President-Elect & Congress Co-Chairperson 2025

Congress Scientific Programme Committee 2025

Hannah Schaubroeck, Belgium, Congress Co-Chairperson

Alessandro Sionis, Spain, Congress Co-Chairperson

Congress Scientific Programme Committee member 2025:

Alice Sacco, Italy

Carlos L Alviar, United States of America

Diego Araiza Garaygordobil, Mexico

Frederik Hendrik Verbrugge, Belgium

Guido Tavazzi, Italy

Janine Poess, Germany

Johannes Grand, Denmark

Jordi Baneras Rius, Spain

Maria Stratinaki, Greece

The ACVC Board would like to express its thanks to all the members of the Scientific Programme Committee for preparing an exceptional Scientific Programme featuring keynote lectures, interactive sessions, and thought-provoking debates, accentuated by a high degree of involvement from the young community. 

Access all resources from previous editions

One of the many benefits ACVC Silver Members received is the year-long access to your congress resources on ESC 365, the cardiology knowledge hub.

Review abstracts, slides and videos on ESC 365

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

An application for accreditation to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for European CME credits (ECMEC®s) will be submitted for ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2025.